UCT Open Education Week 2015

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2015-04-07

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University of Cape Town

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On 13 March 2015 the Vice Chancellor's Open Educational Resources Adaptation project hosted an event which focused on the Open Educational activities underway at the University of Cape Town. Emeritus Professor Martin Hall provided the keynote address with '50 Shades of Openness', giving the audience some feedback on the history of the Open movement and sharing insights from his time as XXXX of Jisc, the British library consortium. He was followed by Mark Horner, talking about Open Textbooks in South African schools; Tobias Schonwetter, who provided a brief look at the legal frameworks behind open licensing; Sukaina Walhi, reporting on UCT's MOOCs project; Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams, talkiing about the Research on Open Educational Resources for Development project; Jill Claassen, the manager of the OpenUCT repository; and Juan Klopper, sharing his experiences of providing Open Education.
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